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Are you a visually impaired Veteran interested in learning more about technology and adaptive software? Have you received a device, like an iPhone or iPad, from a Blind Rehab Center, but require more information on how to use it? Are you a visually impaired Veteran looking for a network of peers to assist you in determining if updating your device is the right choice? If you answered yes, or simply are interested in learning more about assistive technologies for blinded Veterans, the Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides and Tutorials podcast will assist you. Developed by blinded Veterans aiding our fellow peers adapt to sight loss, Blind Vet Tech focuses on iPHones, iPads, computers, other smart phones, and different technologies Veterans might receive to increase their independence.

Are you a visually impaired Veteran interested in learning more about technology and adaptive software? Have you received a device, like an iPhone or iPad, from a Blind Rehab Center, but require more information on how to use it? Are you a visually impaired Veteran looking for a network of peers to assist you in determining if updating your device is the right choice? If you answered yes, or simply are interested in learning more about assistive technologies for blinded Veterans, the Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides and Tutorials podcast will assist you. Developed by blinded Veterans aiding our fellow peers adapt to sight loss, Blind Vet Tech focuses on iPHones, iPads, computers, other smart phones, and different technologies Veterans might receive to increase their independence.
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Are you a visually impaired Veteran interested in learning more about technology and adaptive software? Have you received a device, like an iPhone or iPad, from a Blind Rehab Center, but require more information on how to use it? Are you a visually impaired Veteran looking for a network of peers to assist you in determining if updating your device is the right choice? If you answered yes, or simply are interested in learning more about assistive technologies for blinded Veterans, the Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides and Tutorials podcast will assist you. Developed by blinded Veterans aiding our fellow peers adapt to sight loss, Blind Vet Tech focuses on iPHones, iPads, computers, other smart phones, and different technologies Veterans might receive to increase their independence.

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English

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(785) 330-3503


Episodes

Alexa’s 3 commands to control Audible’s audiobook playback speed

1/16/2019
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we demonstrate Alexa’3 simple commands to change playback speed of Audible audiobooks. Audible’s recent announcement on how to alter playback speeds of audiobooks is a feature users clamored for years. After all Audible’s apps offered this option for a long time, and we welcome … Continue reading "Alexa’s 3 commands to control Audible’s audiobook playback speed"

Duration:00:04:06

Reviewing OCR Capabilities of Microsoft Seeing AI Versus Aira’s Chloe

1/15/2019
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we demonstrate and review the OCR capabilities of Microsoft Seeing AI and Aira’s Chloe. Seeing AI’s OCR ease of use and OCR efficiency makes it the gold standard which to compare other OCR solutions. I would even say that Seeing AI is more advance … Continue reading "Reviewing OCR Capabilities of Microsoft Seeing AI Versus Aira’s Chloe"

Duration:00:18:35

Expand Alexa’s awesomeness by adding Apple Music

12/15/2018
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Apple Music is coming to an Amazon Alexa device near you. Combining the two biggest names in the delivery of streaming music simply makes sense for both parties.Apple wins by retaining Apple Music customers who are not sold on the HomePod and enticing new subscribers who own Apple devices minus Alexa enabled smart speakers. For … Continue reading "Expand Alexa’s awesomeness by adding Apple Music"

Duration:00:11:32

Safeguard your Heart’s health through Apple Watch’s ECG

12/10/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast we set up iOS 12.1.1 new heart monitoring features and the Apple Watch’s Electrocardiogram (ECG.) The ECG is a unique feature of the Apple Watch Series 4 that detects potential signs of atrial fibrillation (AFib). In order to set up your Apple Watch Series … Continue reading "Safeguard your Heart’s health through Apple Watch’s ECG"

Duration:00:15:49

Going Homeless on the iPhone X to control Siri, Accessibility Shortcuts, and much more

11/30/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast we demonstrate how to preform some basic operations without the home button on an iPhone X. The Home Button acted as a security blanket for many blind and visually impaired individuals as its a semi-physical interface controlling so much. When the iPhone X surfaced, … Continue reading "Going Homeless on the iPhone X to control Siri, Accessibility Shortcuts, and much more"

Duration:00:34:29

Reviewing Accessibility and Universal Design Principals and Video Game Options with Jesse of the Illegally Sighted Youtube Channel

11/21/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, Jesse from the Illegally Sighted Youtube channel joins us in a discussion about accessibility and universal design principals for blind computer users and video gamers. As mainstream companies integrate inclusive design strategies as a fundamental development principal, us blind consumers will actually have multiple … Continue reading "Reviewing Accessibility and Universal Design Principals and Video Game Options with Jesse of...

Duration:00:36:09

Quickly Correct Misspelt Words with iOS Voice Over’s Rotor

10/16/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we demonstrate how to quickly check and correct misspelt words with the Voice Over Rotor. Voice Over’s Rotor allows one to edit apps on the Home Screen to selecting, copying, and pasting text with the edit option. The Voice Over Rotor’s Misspell Words feature … Continue reading "Quickly Correct Misspelt Words with iOS Voice Over’s Rotor"

Duration:00:24:40

Do not let blindness prevent you from voting by knowing these options

10/2/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News, and Reviews podcast learn about the different voting options available for us blind and visually impaired voters. We also demonstrate the Electoral Services and Software Express Vote. It is our hope that by knowing the available options and accommodations, more of our fellow blind and visually impaired … Continue reading "Do not let blindness prevent you from voting by knowing these options"

Duration:00:19:42

Reviewing the Apple Watch Series 4: It fits my goals nicely, but does it fit yours?

9/27/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we review and demonstrate the Apple Watch Series 4 and WatchOS 5. The Apple Watch Series 4 is the first major update to the Watch product line. As an early adopter of the Generation 1/Series 0, I loved the universal design principals with Voice … Continue reading "Reviewing the Apple Watch Series 4: It fits my goals nicely, but does it fit yours?"

Duration:00:25:45

Blind Vet Tech’s News Update with Bill Boules serving the latest info on Apple’s releases, Microsoft’s Windows 10 update, and the role of tech in our lives

9/17/2018
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Welcome to September’s News update. Bill Boules of BlindRehab.Com and the producer of the Field of Vision podcast joined Tim in discussing the latest news from Apple’s announcements during the Apple Event, our expectations related to operating system updates, and our thoughts on the future for tech in our lives. Blind Vet Tech Teleconferences If … Continue reading "Blind Vet Tech’s News Update with Bill Boules serving the latest info on Apple’s releases, Microsoft’s Windows 10 update, and...

Duration:00:40:25

Use Aira for Free with Guest Access at the Blinded Veterans Association’s National Convention

8/7/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we demonstrate how to use Aira’s Guest Access Program. Aira is a service that uses a combination of your smart phone, pair of smart glasses, or a computer to securely connect to a highly trained, professional agent to provide instant access to explore your … Continue reading "Use Aira for Free with Guest Access at the Blinded Veterans Association’s National Convention"

Duration:00:14:40

Sonos One quick review and how to use its controls

7/25/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we review and describe the Sonos One smart speaker. The Sonos One combines the power of Alexa’s digital assistance with Airplay 2 integration for streaming audio from all Apple devices and sound quality rivaling the HomePod. Additionally one may pair Sonos speakers together for … Continue reading "Sonos One quick review and how to use its controls"

Duration:00:11:51

How to Set Up a New Amazon Echo

7/20/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we describe and set up a new Amazon Echo. The Amazon Echo is a midrange smart speaker from Amazon. Its capable of providing a midsize room with halfway decent music quality and most importantly Alexa. To follow along, you will need to have installed … Continue reading "How to Set Up a New Amazon Echo"

Duration:00:16:24

What’s faster? FlickType versus Braille Onscreen Input versus Dictation versus Touch Typing Face-off

6/7/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we review and rank the four most popular methods one may type on their iOS devices. The four we selected includes the new FlickType universal keyboard in beta, Voice Over’s Braille Onscreen input, Dictation, and touch typing. All options provide a fantastic way to … Continue reading "What’s faster? FlickType versus Braille Onscreen Input versus Dictation versus Touch Typing Face-off"

Duration:00:53:55

En-Vision America’s Scriptability ScripTalk makes medication and prescription labels’ accessible

5/21/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we demonstrate how En-Vision America’s ScripTalk works. Reading the labels of most medications and prescriptions remains a very daunting task for us with visual impairments. OCR apps and devices often time struggle to extract the text or group text into segments that makes sense. … Continue reading "En-Vision America’s Scriptability ScripTalk makes medication and prescription labels’ accessible"

Duration:00:09:30

Learn how to control your Facebook’s privacy and security settings through the Facebook iOS app and Privacy Checker

5/18/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we demonstrate how to control our privacy and security settings through the Facebook iOS app. During our Blind Vet Tech News Update for April and Blind Vet Tech teleconferences, we discussed the issues around Facebook and how to secure and protect ourselves and our … Continue reading "Learn how to control your Facebook’s privacy and security settings through the Facebook iOS app and Privacy Checker"

Duration:01:00:47

Demystify My Healthy Vet by navigating and understanding the Home Page

5/11/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we start our My Healthy Vet demystification series to empower Veterans to manage their healthcare goals. The My Healthy Vet portal for Veterans is the primary method to keep track of your healthcare information, appointments, medications, communications, and much more. Over the last couple … Continue reading "Demystify My Healthy Vet by navigating and understanding the Home Page"

Duration:00:22:47

Getting Started with Narrator: Learn how to read documents, apps, webpages, and much more with Narrator

5/8/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we continue our “getting Started with Narrator” series. This series enables one to learn the basics of Narrator by bringing the Get Started with Narrator by Microsoft’s Accessibility team support guide alive in a podcast. Our Getting Started with Narrator series is a companion … Continue reading "Getting Started with Narrator: Learn how to read documents, apps, webpages, and much more with Narrator"

Duration:00:34:26

Unveiling AIRA’s Horizon through Blind Vet Tech’s unboxing and quick review

5/1/2018
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In this Blind Vet Tech Quick Guides, News and Reviews podcast, we unbox, setup, demonstrate, and provide our initial review about AIRA’s Horizon glasses. We previously published an article on this amazing service that relies on a pair of smart glasses and an AIRA Agent to understand their environments, sort laundry, read a book, and … Continue reading "Unveiling AIRA’s Horizon through Blind Vet Tech’s unboxing and quick review"

Duration:00:27:33

May’s Tech News Update reviewing April’s Windows 10 update, iTunes on the Windows Store, and Microsoft and Apple declare peace

4/30/2018
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Welcome to April’s edition of the Blind Vet tech News Update. In this episode we announce the times and dates for our Blind Vet Tech teleconferences for May, Windows10 April update, iTunes on the Windows Store, and Microsoft and Apple declare peace. May Blind Vet Tech Teleconferences If you have any questions with life with … Continue reading "May’s Tech News Update reviewing April’s Windows 10 update, iTunes on the Windows Store, and Microsoft and Apple declare peace"

Duration:00:14:17